discreto translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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discreto

  
      adj  
1    (=poco llamativo)  
[color, vestido]  
sober  
[advertencia]  
discreet
2    [persona]   (=prudente)   discreet  
(=listo)  
shrewd
3    (=mediano)   average, middling  
de inteligencia discreta      reasonably intelligent  
le daremos un plazo discreto      we'll allow him a reasonable time  
unas ganancias discretas      modest profits  
4      (Fís)   discrete
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
le daremos un plazo discreto exp.
we'll allow him a reasonable time

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he asked me to please keep it to myself
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'discreto' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
mantuvo un discreto silencio
exp.
con un humor discreto dijo ...
n.
el elemento discreto
[INFO]
exp.
la decoración era de un gusto discreto
exp.
vestía un traje oscuro y sobrio {or} discreto
"discreto": examples and translations in context
Soy demasiado discreto como para mirar. I was too discreet to look back.
Se más discreto con tu codo. Be more discreet with your elbow.
Él es puntual y discreto en sus deudas. He is punctual and discrete in his debts.
Las negociaciones, por definición, exigen un entorno discreto. Negotiations, by definition, demand a discrete environment.
Los suficientes para ejercer un control discreto. Enough to exert a quiet control.
Usted siempre ha sido muy discreto con su trabajo. You have always been very quiet about your business.
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